Monthly Archives: June 2011

Awesome June 7, 2011 posted by

Message Ball does not come in a bottle

So much for sending a message in a bottle – you can now toss your message in the form of a ball, not forgetting the fact that it is a whole lot safer compared to tossing a glass bottle which will most probably crack or shatter when it lands wrongly on the receiving side. This Message Ball, however, will not be able to float on the water without spoiling unlike a glass bottle though, so you might want to take…

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Message Ball does not come in a bottle
Gadgets June 7, 2011 posted by

LiteBulb Keyring Light

Ever had that “Eureka!” moment in your life? For those who haven’t, there is always an instant remedy in the form of the 5.99 LiteBulb Keyring Light. Why do we say so? Well, the name itself is pretty much self-explanatory, as it will not only make sure that your entire bunch of keys are still close to you or in your pocket, but it can also double up as a torch light, making it extremely handy during a blackout when…

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LiteBulb Keyring Light
Bizarre June 7, 2011 posted by

Pig Snout Mug

OK, this is one kosher mug – never mind that it costs you $12.95 and makes you look like a porker, after all, you don’t expect anything less from the Pig Snout Mug, do you? Since it is perfect for holding your favorite hot (or cold) beverage to start the day off with, you might as well put a smile on the faces of your colleagues through two ways – one, finishing all your work with zest thanks to the…

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Pig Snout Mug
Fun & Games June 7, 2011 posted by

Divorce Diva Magnetic Dartboard

Everyone knows that getting divorced is a messy affair, and yet you know that humanity always hopes for the best – case in point, the marriage industry isn’t dying off anytime soon, in fact it seems to be booming since there are so many divorces going around that will fuel the re-marriage rates. Well, if you happen to be one of those who ended up in a painful divorce, here is the $6.99 Divorce Diva Magnetic Dartboard that might just…

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Divorce Diva Magnetic Dartboard
but is it art? June 7, 2011 posted by

Big Daddy Four Finger Ring

Father’s Day is around the corner, so you might want to surprise the old man with this $4.99 Big Daddy Four Finger Ring. After all, isn’t laughter the best medicine? Drop by his pad this coming Father’s Day and flash your finger in front of him while wearing this ring. It might create a Godfather moment, where everyone in the family who loves that classic movie would just go up to dad and kiss his hand, pledging their allegiance to…

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Big Daddy Four Finger Ring
general June 7, 2011 posted by

Waterskiing Chair – do you sit or stand?

Now here is something interesting that might have you confuse your verbs – the Waterskiing Chair. Now we all know that when one skis on the water, you normally stand, but do you sit with this puppy? The older, more experienced folks out there might just look the other way since it was introduced nearly half a century ago, but for those who are starting to learn how to ski, the Waterskiing Chair would provide an invaluable beginner’s experience. At…

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Waterskiing Chair – do you sit or stand?
cool tech June 7, 2011 posted by

Everlast – the world’s first dual battery, dual SIM phone

The Everlast is the world’s first dual battery, dual SIM mobile phone. The quad band handset also features a .3 megapixel camera, microSD card support, MP3 radio, FM radio, Bluetooth and Java on board. Oh and the batteries are hot swappable without switching the phone off! Sure the specs won’t match the kind of killer stuff we’re seeing from big brand smartphones nowadays, but if you’re in the market for a super long life mobile phone (particularly if you’re travelling…

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Bookmark This! June 7, 2011 posted by

VegaTrek – the best free open source space game with pointy ears on the planet

Vegatrek is a free open source space game which transports you to 2381 A.D. where you can cruise space in your ship, boldly going, new life seeking and all that other stuff, just like starship captains do in real life. There are 500 systems to explore, 20 different ships to fly and eight (count ’em) empires to ally with or fight. So just download the thing and make it so, ‘K?  You are a Star Fleet officer. Your goal: To strive to create peace……

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Bookmark This! June 7, 2011 posted by

DropTunes – Dropbox + your music = online jukebox

DropTunes is a clever new online app which lets you use Dropbox.com as a music locker to store your tracks. Yes of course you could use Google Docs or Amazon’s new storage area or any of a multitude of online services, but the use of DropBox means you can sync the tracks across computers and even do cool things like play your iTunes library from within Dropbox on any synched computer. Pretty cool stuff. And it’s free.  DropTunes accesses and…

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Bizarre June 6, 2011 posted by

Cassette Style Silicon Case for iPhone

Your iPhone has one main advantage over the slim iPod touch – it is capable of making and receiving phone calls, while letting you keep in touch with the rest of your family and friends without missing a beat. Of course, with enough storage space inside, it too, can function as an iPod touch, boasting iPod functionality while playing back all of your favorite tunes. The iPod being the modern, 21st century Walkman would then do well to remember its…

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Fun & Games June 6, 2011 posted by

Inflatable Treasure Chest Cooler

All aboard, mates! We know that Pirates mania is sweeping the world right now as Johnny Depp reprises his role as Captain Jack Sparrow, so what better way to usher in this spanking new iteration of the movie franchise than with a little bit of pirate gear of your own? As we all know, pirates have a reason for being a terror across the seven seas – they want to plunder as much treasure as possible, and where there be…

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Inflatable Treasure Chest Cooler
cool tech June 6, 2011 posted by

Sunflower Monitor concept doesn’t look like it will materialize

Sunflowers were so named because they do have this immediately noticeable link to the sun itself, and by virtue of being a flower, well, you get the picture. The Sunflower Monitor concept is touted to come with four sensors that will track the sun’s current position, running on a Sunflower operating system that will synchronize your portable devices with the position of the sun in a jiffy, making sure your devices will remain juiced to the best of its ability…

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Sunflower Monitor concept doesn’t look like it will materialize
Fun & Games June 6, 2011 posted by

Pillow Tie for sleepyheads

Do you love your job so much that you would go so far as to spend the night at the office? If your answer is in the affirmative, then you would do well to make sure this $19.95 Pillow Tie is part of your wardrobe – the name explains it all. One of the most hilarious items you can always gift your colleagues, this Pillow Tie can be inflated to be wrapped around your neck whenever you need a little…

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Pillow Tie for sleepyheads
Awesome June 6, 2011 posted by

Dad Tattoo Mug saves him the pain

What is the traditional father figure image that you have in your brain? If you think that all dads need to be this no-nonsense, tough man who is gruff looking and sports a 5 o’clock shadow at all times, think again. There are the more sensitive ones out there (some might even call them feminine), but hey – this is a whole new world that we’re living in nowadays, so you get all sorts of personalities and characters that sometimes…

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Dad Tattoo Mug saves him the pain
Fun & Games June 6, 2011 posted by

The Only Complete Beach Lounger

Time to kick back those sandals of yours during the summer break – if you are living in the northern hemisphere, that is. The Only Complete Beach Lounger from Hammacher might cost a rather hefty $299.95 upfront, but that does not mean it is going to be a waste of money, just like how all your hard earned dough is flushed down the drain in the same way water does when you clean your pool. This portable lounge chair is…

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The Only Complete Beach Lounger